BMC psychiatry

Randomized controlled pilot trial of supportive text messages for patients with depression.

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Aug 03, 2017

BACKGROUND: Depression is projected to be the primary cause of disability worldwide by 2030. In a recent survey, the most commonly cited unmet need among 42.4% of depressed Albertans was the lack of sufficient, accessible, and affordable counselling.

Reactivity to smartphone-based ecological momentary assessment of depressive symptoms (MoodMonitor): protocol of a randomised controlled trial.

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Oct 22, 2016

BACKGROUND: Ecological momentary assessment (EMA) of mental health symptoms may influence the symptoms that it measures, i.e. assessment reactivity. In the field of depression, EMA reactivity has received little attention.

Effectiveness of blended depression treatment for adults in specialised mental healthcare: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.

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Apr 22, 2016

Internet-based interventions are seen as an important potential strategy to improve accessibility and affordability of high quality treatments in mental healthcare.

Client perceptions of the mental health engagement network: a qualitative analysis of an electronic personal health record.

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Oct 15, 2015

BACKGROUND: Information technologies such as websites, mobile phone applications, and virtual reality programs have been shown to deliver innovative and effective treatments for mental illness.

Expanding care for perinatal women with depression (EXPONATE): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial of an intervention package for perinatal depression in primary care.

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Jun 30, 2015

BACKGROUND: Depression is common among women during perinatal period and is associated with long-term adverse consequences for the mother and infant. In Nigeria, as in many other low- and-middle-income countries (LMIC), perinatal depression usually goes unrecognized and untreated.

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